Freelance photojournalist Daniel Morel has been awarded $1.22m in damages after a jury found Agence France-Presse and Getty Images had wilfully infringed on his copyright by sourcing from Twitter and distributing...
Copyright 23 Nov 2013
Social Media 23 Aug 2013
"The trend is toward freer access to information," says the J. Paul Getty Museum, which has just announced that it will make its collections of digital images free to use. Olivier Laurent speaks with Getty's...
Organisations 16 Aug 2013
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which contains new controversial and wide-ranging copyright propositions that will affect photographers in the UK and abroad, has received Royal Assent
Copyright 29 Apr 2013
When photographer Marie-Laure de Decker asked her former agency to return 770 of her images, little did she know that she would be fined €10,000 for wasting the agency's time. Olivier Laurent speaks...
Copyright 21 Mar 2013
The Commons, launched by the Library of Congress and Flickr to open up archives of long-forgotten images, is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The results of this social experiment are overwhelming,...
Copyright 20 Mar 2013
Facebook and Twitter consistently remove the metadata from images, a new study by the International Press Telecommunications Council has revealed. Google+, meanwhile, comes out on top
Copyright 13 Mar 2013
Photographers have received the support of an outspoken House of Lords member as the government continues to push through its controversial copyright reforms
Copyright 02 Feb 2013
A "heat of the moment" decision by the Evening Standard to publish an image of a helicopter crash sourced from Twitter could constitute copyright infringement, says an expert on media law
Copyright 21 Jan 2013
A judge has found in favour of freelance photographer Daniel Morel, who argued that Agence France-Presse, as well as The Washington Post, had infringed on his copyright by distributing images he had uploaded...
Copyright 15 Jan 2013
A consortium of news agencies that include Associated Press, Getty Images, Reuters, British Pathé, Press Association and the Federation of Commercial and Audiovisual Libraries has threatened to launch...
Copyright 15 Jan 2013
More than 70 organisations representing photographers, agencies and picture libraries – from Associated Press, Getty Images, Magnum Photos to the Press Association and Reuters – have joined forces,...
Copyright 11 Jan 2013
Organisations representing visual artists and photographers in Europe have written to the UK government to protest proposed changes to the country's copyright laws, BJP reports
Copyright 28 Nov 2012
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